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Mary S. Doherty

Obituary for Mary S. Doherty

January 27, 2018
Brigantine, New Jersey


Mary S. Doherty, 81, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest on Saturday January 27, 2018 at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late Orlando and Josephine (Venturino) Santore. She was the loving a devoted wife of Thomas J. Doherty whom she married on January 15, 1955.

Mary was a graduate of the Little Flower High School in Philadelphia, PA and worked as an administrative assistant in the Penn State University in the financial aid office. She then worked for Commerce Bank as an administrative assistant until her final retirement. Mary was a former officer in the Women's Brigantine Golf League and a member of the Brigantine Bocce League. She also thoroughly enjoyed painting water colors and was a member of the St. Thomas Prayer Group.

Mary will be missed and fondly remembered by her husband, Thomas Doherty, sons; Thomas (Christen) Doherty, J., Michael (Joanne) Doherty, daughters; Maureen Reisinger, Carolyn (Victor) Buono, six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, brothers James and Charles Santore and a sister Rita.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Mary's Life Celebration Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday February 1, 2018 at 10:30am at St. Thomas Roman Catholic Church, 331 8th St. S, Brigantine, NJ 08203. Visitation will be held at the church from 9:30am until time of service. Final commendation and farewell will be at Laurel Memorial Park Cemetery, Egg Harbor Twp, NJ.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Greater NJ Chapter, 2 University Plaza, Suite 312 Hackensack, NJ 07601. To pay respects, leave condolences, share your fondest memories of Mary please visit Arrangements have been entrusted to Keates-Plum Home in Brigantine, NJ 609-266-3481.

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  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Greater NJ Chapter
    2 University Plaza
    Suite 312
    Hackensack, NJ 07601

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Keates-Plum Funeral Home

3112 W Brigantine Ave
Brigantine, NJ 08203
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